Sunday, June 21 is the longest day of the year and marks the changing of seasons. It is also a very important day for Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit). In 1982, this day was chosen to celebrate the land and the Indigenous Peoples and their cultures. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a public (statutory) holiday in the Northwest Territories and Yukon.
Tribunal case law has repeatedly demonstrated that discrimination may be direct or overt when an employer treats a woman differently due to pregnancy.
Over the past three months, as a result of COVID-19, jobs have been lost across Canada at an astonishing rate. While many industries have had to lay-off staff and downsize, others have thrived.